SHELDON — The community is invited to become a hometown hero and answer the call of patients in need by donating blood from 12:30-6 p.m. Feb. 14 at The Sheldon Community Center, according to i…

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 4,900 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute’s 261st Commencement exercises Dec. 17-…

HARROGATE, TENNESSEE — Jordan Walters, of West Lafayette, Indiana (47906), was named to the Lincoln Memorial University dean’s list for the fall semester of 2021, according to information from…

Objects made by French glass designer Rene Lalique have never gone out of fashion with collectors. That goes for reproductions as well. This has led to faking his signature. It is important to…

INDIANA — Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 12-15 at the eighth annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, according to information from Indiana Departm…

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated January 2022 as National Radon Action Month. The purpose of this designation is to remind citizens of the county of the serious danger t…

Steve Meenen, Melvin, was elected interim president of the Ford County Fair Board at their recent annual meeting, according to a news releasea from the fair board. He follows Kirk Miller, Melv…

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The 2021 Christmas House Gallery included 15 entries this year, with 14 of those entered by the Watseka Community High School art students of Robyn Butler. Christmas House Gallery runs in conj…

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All judging has been completed for the Iroquois County Historical Society’s Christmas Tree Lane 2021. Visitors to the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry, Watseka, placed money in the contain…

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On Friday, Dec. 17, the third grade classroom at Crescent City Grade School presented a Christmas program titled “The Nose Glows.” Teacher Angela Rayman organized the program, which was presen…

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The Crescent-Iroquois Booster Club recently conducted a fundraiser in which Crescent City Grade School students were asked to sell Monical’s pizza certificates. All who sold the certificates w…

In Crescent City, the public is cordially invited to a Christmas Eve worship service at 11 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 600 Union.